Posts for animals

Unlicensed Welcombe Horse Establishment is closed down and owner fined nearly £2,000

Enforcement action has been taken against the owner of Welcombe Equine for operating without a licence. In 2017, the Council learnt that Jane Hunt, the owner of the establishment, was […]

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New investment for businesses to tackle ocean plastics crisis

As we are aware, plastic pollution is creating an environmental crisis in the oceans. This comes from Innovate UK: According to the United Nations, more than 8 million tonnes of plastic […]

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Tetcott Hunt in Stratton

This is not an opinion piece (it would be much stronger). I am trying to provide a balanced article. If I haven’t succeeded, please comment, but keep it polite because […]

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Coastguard called to dog rescue at Widemouth

From Bude Coastguard Facebook: Bude Coastguard was paged at 13 58, asked to assist with the recovery of a dog that had fallen from cliffs near the Salthouse at Widemouth. […]

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Put Simply – A Dog is For Life, Not Just for Christmas

Keen to share the Dogs Trust message that A Dog is For Life, Not Just for Christmas.  I’m still appalled by how many people take on dogs they cannot handle, […]

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Missing dog – Found!

From Serena Barrett: Our little Jack Chihuahua (ginger with a white stripe down his head and answers to Ole) has disappeared out the garden at Berries Mount. He yaps a lot […]

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Do you know Bailey?

This dog has been found in Bicester. He has a Cornwall microchip and answers to Bailey. His finder is concerned he may have been stolen and dumped. Anyone recognise him? […]

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Beach cleans ‘on trend’ in the fight against plastic

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says their Great British Beach Clean, run in partnership with Waitrose, was the biggest mass participation beach clean and survey event the UK has ever […]

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What happens to ageing farmers?

Many will be aware of the recent case of Vivian Exelby, an elderly farmer from Cornwall who has been banned from keeping livestock for life after being found guilty of […]

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North Devon farmers in film spotlight

Thanks to community film making organisation North Devon Moving Image (NDMI), a number of emerging documentary film makers will have the opportunity to create a unique collection of short films […]

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Happy ending in dog over cliff tale

From Bude Coastguard (a brilliant well done to all the team and a reminder to people to be very careful with their dogs near cliffs): Last Thursday we were paged […]

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Coastguard rescue of German Shepherd Northcott Mouth

From Bude Coastguard Rescue Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 16:37 on Saturday 10th November following a report to the Coastguard Operations Centre of a German Shepherd dog on […]

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Bude Coastguard team rescue people and dog at Northcott Mouth

From Bude Coastguard Rescue: They Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 13:31 yesterday by the Coastguard Operations Centre (CGOC) in Falmouth, and tasked to Northcott Mouth following a report […]

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Fighting rural crime and livestock worrying

The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) announced that Thursday 8 November is a day of action in support of its new NPCC Rural Affairs Strategy, encouraging forces to do what […]

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